Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> it is the end of an era for the exploratorium in san francisco. this is the very last day for fans young and old to geek out at its location near the palace of fine arts. let's go live to cbs 5 reporter anne makovec. she is live outside the museum with the big moving plans and big lines behind you. >> reporter: that's a long line behind me and you can't even see half of it. there's probably 100 people. the line is around the block right now. 2,000 people have been here already and they are expecting 5,000 by the end of the day because the exploratorium is free today. everybody is coming here to celebrate and reminisce. the sounds of wide-eyed wonder are about to fall silent here after 43 years the exploratorium closes its doors at the palace of fine arts. local families lined up for its swan song. >> i'm going to try to live it up and experience it one last time in its original spot. >> reporter: she has been coming here for decades with her children and brought her daughter back today, not knowing it was the end. >> i think that the reason we felt we needed to come was because somehow we knew i
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am PST
popular museum in san francisco at least at its current location. the exploratorium will close for good at the end of the business day near the palace of fine arts. it is scheduled to reopen at its new location along the embarcadero april 17th. so check out history, go today. >>> all right. time now 4:39. bar customers with a big concern, what they ended up with after they went out for a beer. >> plus, how often do you eat out? some new year's resolutions to help you get your finances all in order. >> and million-dollar heist at an apple store. why cops say the thieves struck at the perfect time. california's snowpack. we ll know more later this morning with the state's first snow survey of the season. the state department of water resources >>> winter storms may have helped california's snowpack. we'll know more later this morning when the state's first snow survey of the season comes out. the state department of water resources reported last week that early reading shows the snowpack is 146% above normal. i'm thinking of actually planning a ski trip soon. >> this is the year to do it.
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am PST
it picks up and moves. the exploratorium will close for good at the end of the business day at its location near the palace of fine arts. it has been there for 43 years. the museum is scheduled to reason -- is scheduled to reopen along san francisco's embarcadero at its new location april 17. >>> 5:10. coming up, the hardest tackle of 2013 has already happened. plus, tragedy in los angeles. how a paparazzo was killed while taking photos of justin bieber's car. and homeless heroes, two good samaritans help stop a robbery and it is all caught on tape. >>> so what's cool about your school? you can submit your nomination on our website, that is cbssf.com/coolschool. michelle or frank may come feature school on the show. ,,,, [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of war
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
, this is the last day of operations for san francisco museum before it picks up and moves. the exploratorium closes for good at the end of the business day at its current location near the palace of fine arts. it has been there for 43 years. that museum will reopen at a new location on san francisco's embarcadero april 17th. so if you want to check out history, once again, last day. >>> time now 6:10. a step forward today from students and teachers in the sandy hook shooting. justin bieber calling for change this morning. how a photographer was killed chasing the pop star's ferrari. and the rose bowl turns cardinal. how stanford beat wisconsin for a win 40 years in the making. . no more paper li [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. to say get well to your loved ones. ♪ this came for you, mommy. [ female announcer ] but it takes the touch of kleenex® brand, america's softest tissue, to turn a gesture into a complete gift of care. [ barks ] send your own free kleenex® care pack.
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am PST
. the exploratorium closes for good at the end of the business day at its location near the palace of fine arts. the museum is scheduled to reopen at its new location along the embarcadero april 17th. >>> and all lanes of traffic are open on a busy street in hayward following a water main break at jackson and santa clara streets around 3:30 this morning. public works crews are still trying to figure out what caused it. >>> we'll have a check of your traffic and weather coming up. >>> good morning. let's head to the bay bridge toll plaza right now where traffic is very light in fact an easy morning so far for most. roads. no delays into san francisco. and you're clear once you get into san francisco along the 101 and central freeway. elsewhere westbound 580 at 680 an accident clearing out of the right lane. slight backups as you make the connector at the dublin interchange but overall not bad. east of there through the altamont pass, still looking about a 21-minute ride to go westbound 580 out of tracy into livermore. eastshore freeway westbound we had an